Wladimir Klitschko will defend his World heavyweight championship versus brash unbeaten contender Tyson Fury on October 24 at ESPRIT Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. The bout will air live on HBO at 5:00 p.m. ET, & on RTL in German.
Klitschko, sporting a record of 64-3-0 (54KO’s) and holder of the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and “Ring Magazine” heavyweight titles, Klitschko will be making his 19th championship defense. Fury, brings an unblemished record into battle of 24-0-0 (18KO’s). Most recently he stopped Christian Hammer in the 8th round on February 28 in London, United Kingdom.
"The world heavyweight championship fight on October 24 is an energizing event for the division as well as the sport," said Peter Nelson, vice president, programming, HBO Sports.